Amitabh Bachchan is probably the biggest Superstar India has ever produced. He was born in Allahabad, on 11th October, 1942. He is the son of Hindi-Urdu poet Harivansh Rai Bachchan and Teji Bahchchan. He is well known for his incredible acting skills, his deep baritone voice and his humble nature.

He is nicknamed Big B, Munna and the Shahenshah of Bollywood. He went to Sherwood College, Nainital and has a double MA degree from Delhi University. Before becoming an actor, he has worked in Calcutta as an announcer for All India Radio, a stage actor and a freight company’s executive. He debuted in the movie Saat Hindustani(1969) by K.A. Abbas. He has gone on to deliver hits like Deewar, Zanjeer(1972), Sholay(1975) with Dharmendra and Amjad Khan, Coolie, Bombay to Goa etc. His filmography is extensive with him playing double and triple roles in movies like Don (1978), Kasme Vaade(1978) an the Great Gambler(1979). The first award that he had won was for his supporting role in Anand, a movie by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. He has also done playback in movies like Silsila and more recently in Baghban(2003). He has a wax statue in Madame Tussaud’s museum.

Amitabh Bachchan was very close to the Gandhi family and had been elected MP from Allahabad in 1985. But, owing to some financial misappropriation, he has to step down. He is known to be close friends with Samajwadi Party member Amar Singh.

Amitabh Bachchan has been married to Jaya Bachchan since 1973, and has 2 children with her- Abhishek and Shweta.

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Amitabh Bachchan attends Ritu Nanda’s prayer meet in Delhi

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan headed to Delhi to attend Ritu Nanda’s prayer meet. Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Gauri Khan and many other Bollywood celebrities spotted at the Mumbai airport flying to Delhi. Pictures of Big B at the prayer meet of late Ritu Nanda are doing the rou ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan receives Dadasaheb Phalke award from President

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was honoured with prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award from President Ram Nath Kovind. Upon receiving the award, the 77-year-old actor joked that if it was an "indication" for him to sit at home and relax after so many years of work and hardship. "When this award wa ... read more

Aaradhya’s powerful speech makes Grandpa Big B proud

At the annual day function, Aaradhya Bachchan delivered a powerful speech on woman empowerment which made her parents and grandparents very proud. In her speech, Aaradhya said, "I am Kanya. I am the dream, the dream of the new age. We will awake, in the new world. A world where I will be ... read more

Amitabh Bachchan to quit acting?

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan’s latest blog post throws a hint that the megastar is planning to retire from work. Lately, Big B completed 50 years in the film industry and he is still working and going strong on the professional front. However, a though is sinking in Amitabh Bachcha ... read more